Igoe, William L.

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 16, 1932 showing the attendees of the funeral of Francis M. Wilson, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Missouri that year until his death. Those present include Tom Pendergast, Joe Shannon, Guy Park, Lloyd Stark, Thomas Bash, et al.

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Essays

Essay documenting the role Ralph E. Truman and Olive L. Truman played in the 1934 U.S. Senatorial campaign in Missouri. Olive details how her and her husband helped Jacob L. Milligan with his campaign before learning that Ralph's cousin Harry S. Truman would enter as well. The two had committed themselves to the Milligan campaign and could not aid Harry. Olive also details tactics used by the Pendergast Organization during this campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from Democratic candidate for Missouri governor Francis Wilson in which he discusses the health of former senator James A. Reed, his own health struggles, his campaign headquarters in Platte City and his opponent in the primary, Russel Dearmont.

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Correspondence

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. in which Foree discusses the possible outcome of the U.S. Senate campaign in Missouri. He predicts Bennett C. Clark will be "diplomatic enough and spineless enough in case Thurman [Truman] is nominated and elected... to get in the good graces of 'Boss Tom.'"

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Correspondence

Letter from G. H Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 14, 1934. Foree speculates how the current field of U.S. Senate candidates for Missouri formed and who will win at election. He comments, "This coming primary is not one in which the choice of Democracy will win- it will be Boss manipulated."

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Correspondence

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 19, 1934. In the U.S. Senate race, Foree notes candidates Jacob L. Milligan and John J. Cochran fighting each other, but notes little press in St. Louis on Harry S. Truman. On this point, Foree comments, "Pendergast never did hunt ducks with a brass band."

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Correspondence

Letter from George Vest to Missouri candidate for Governor Francis Wilson, describing the nature of his support and that of his opponent, Russel Dearmont, in St. Louis.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier, Jr. to his father Ralph F. Lozier. Ralph, Jr. informs Ralph, Sr. of the death of W. D. Penny and suggests that he announces his Senate campaign without the support of T. J. Pendergast. Thus, Charles M. Howell will drop out of his campaign, leaving Pendergast to support Ralph, Sr.

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Correspondence

Letter of introduction from William Igoe for William J. Brennan to Sam Hargus. He asks that Brennan be granted a meeting with the Governor.

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Correspondence

Two letters from Lloyd C. Stark regarding Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor, Francis M. Wilson. The first was sent to Wilson, and refers to the enclosed second letter, which seeks to secure the campaign work of W. M. Ledbetter.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Democratic candidate for Missouri governor, Francis M. Wilson, discussing campaign strategy in St. Louis, and his desire for a landslide victory over his opponent in the primary.

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Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. Harris M. Wilson to Lloyd C. Stark, prior to Stark's election as governor, discussing his anticipated endorsement by Tom Pendergast, as well as personal matters.

Pages

KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.